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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71269
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:23-MAY-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-3E Sea King (S-61R)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 66-13295
MSN: 61-593
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Khe Sanh, Quang Tri, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by ground fire. Due to heavy VC activity, A/C could not be reached.

* Occupants/Fatalities: Also given as "All 6 crew killed" or "4 crew killed".


Sources:

https://911gfx.nexus.net/aircraftlosses.html
- JF Baugher
- Jan van Waarde, US Military A/C mishaps 1950-2004


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2010 10:44 TB Added
09-Jan-2010 10:59 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
05-Sep-2011 06:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2012 10:06 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2013 14:34 Uli Elch Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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